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An Ethnographic Study Of Participants' Perceptions Of Character Education Including Students, Parents, Teachers, Club Sponsors, Administrators, And Community Support People, Lily Odessa Hogan Stoppleworth Oct 2001

An Ethnographic Study Of Participants' Perceptions Of Character Education Including Students, Parents, Teachers, Club Sponsors, Administrators, And Community Support People, Lily Odessa Hogan Stoppleworth

Doctoral Dissertations

This qualitative study examined character education within one educational setting. The researcher created a holistic, narrative description of the extent, quality, and impact of character education at one North Louisiana high school. An emergent design was utilized to examine inductively participants' perceptions of character education initiatives within this single, educational site.

The research questions in this study were: (a) How do participants (students, parents, teachers, administrators, and community members) define character education, and what do they perceive its value to be? (b) How do participants perceive character education in relation to values? (c) How is character education viewed by the …


Fulfilling The Mission Statement Through Senior Projects, Steve Kortenhoeven Sep 2001

Fulfilling The Mission Statement Through Senior Projects, Steve Kortenhoeven

Master of Education Program Theses

This descriptive study researched the benefits of Senior Projects as a culminating activity during the senior year of high school. The anecdotal evidence shows that Senior Projects help keep students motivated and interested during the final semester of their high school years. More importantly, this paper focused on the impact that a Senior Project program has at fulfilling a school's mission statement. Eighty-six students at Calvin Christian School in Escondido, California were surveyed regarding the school's mission statement; a high percentage felt that the mission statement was being fulfilled via extra-curricular activities (i.e., chapel, spiritual emphasis week) while a considerably …


Assessment Of Kalamazoo County's Education For Employment (Efe) Programs Using 2001 Survey Data, Kevin M. Hollenbeck, Noyna Debburman Aug 2001

Assessment Of Kalamazoo County's Education For Employment (Efe) Programs Using 2001 Survey Data, Kevin M. Hollenbeck, Noyna Debburman

Reports

No abstract provided.


Rhode Island Teachers Ahead Of The Crowd, Chester Smolski Jul 2001

Rhode Island Teachers Ahead Of The Crowd, Chester Smolski

Smolski Texts

"For teachers this is the time to enjoy the summer break to travel, stay home with their own children or just take a vacation. But for the majority there is something called professional development. Summer is the usual time when teachers go back to school to hone their skills, learn more about their subject area, work for advanced degrees or pick up some new practices for that high tech equipment sitting in the classroom. Like may other professionals who want to advance their careers and keep up with new ideas and practices, teachers also take courses during the school year …


Perceptions Of Principals As To The Degree Of Implementation And Effect Of The Middle School Concept In Louisiana, Susan Nelson Shofner Jul 2001

Perceptions Of Principals As To The Degree Of Implementation And Effect Of The Middle School Concept In Louisiana, Susan Nelson Shofner

Doctoral Dissertations

Turning Points: Preparing American Youth for the 21st Century (Carnegie, 1989) contained recommendations for improving middle level education. These recommendations included: (a) creating small communities for learning, (b) teaching a common knowledge core, (c) ensuring success for all students, (d) empowering teachers and administrators, (e) preparing teachers in middle grades, (f) improving academic performance through health and fitness, (g) re-engaging families in the education of adolescents, and (h) connecting schools with communities.

The objectives of this study were to determine, according to middle school principals, the extent to which the Carnegie recommendations have been implemented in the public schools of …


Undergraduate Commencement Exercises Program, May 19, 2001 May 2001

Undergraduate Commencement Exercises Program, May 19, 2001

Bryant University Commencements

Bryant University Undergraduate Commencement Exercises Program, May 19,2001.


Archway Commencement Issue, May 2001 May 2001

Archway Commencement Issue, May 2001

Archway (1946-2020)

2001 Archway Commencement Issue


Graduate School Commencement Exercises Program, May 18, 2001 May 2001

Graduate School Commencement Exercises Program, May 18, 2001

Bryant University Commencements

Graduate School Commencement Exercises Program, May 18, 2001.


Developing A Model Career Pathway Curriculum For South Kitsap School District, Esther L. Albertus Jan 2001

Developing A Model Career Pathway Curriculum For South Kitsap School District, Esther L. Albertus

All Graduate Projects

The purpose of this project was to develop a model Career Pathway Curriculum for South Kitsap School District. To achieve this purpose, current research and an examination of literature and evaluation of current models in place were considered and reviewed. Additionally, recommendations and specific policies were adapted and developed to meet the needs of the South Kitsap School District community.


Teaching Video Production In The Secondary Art Classroom: An Educational Travel Log, William Lee Daggett Jan 2001

Teaching Video Production In The Secondary Art Classroom: An Educational Travel Log, William Lee Daggett

All Graduate Projects

This project is intended to serve as a model and resource for secondary teachers seeking to incorporate video production into their curriculum. A central premise of the project is that video production can serve as a valuable learning tool when it is part of an integrated, project based instructional program. The sample model used here is an educational travel log. A secondary art students' trip to Europe was undertaken. The various steps in how the trip was set up and how the curriculum was organized is the focus of the project. Students' roles, responsibilities, and activities are described, along with …


High School Career Academies, Nan L. Maxwell, Victor Rubin Jan 2001

High School Career Academies, Nan L. Maxwell, Victor Rubin

Employment Research Newsletter

No abstract provided.


Creating A High School European History Class, Brien Mcguire Jan 2001

Creating A High School European History Class, Brien Mcguire

WWU Honors College Senior Projects

This class shall cover the course of European history from the rise of the Greek Empire up to the most recent clashes in the Balkans. In all, we will cover about 3000 years of history in 180 days. During the first quarter of the year, we will explore ancient Europe during the time of the Greeks and Romans. The second quarter will take us through the darkness of the Middle Ages. Semester number two begins with a study of early modem Europe, including the Renaissance and Reformation all the way up to the start of the French Revolution. Finally, during …